Introduction to libvorbis

The libvorbis package contains a general purpose audio and music encoding format. This is useful for creating (encoding) and playing (decoding) sound in an open (patent free) format.

Package information

libvorbis dependencies



Installation of libvorbis

Install libvorbis by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make &&
make install

libvorbis is known to cause compiler errors on certain machines. If you get errors, try these commands to install libvorbis:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
cd lib &&
cp Makefile Makefile.bak &&
sed s/-mno-ieee-fp// Makefile.bak > Makefile &&
cd .. &&
make &&
make install


The libvorbis package contains libvorbis libraries.


vorbis libraries

libvorbis libraries provide the functions to read and write sound files.